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Where can I download free software?
Viewed 10608 times since Wed, Sep 28, 2016
  Where can I download free software? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students As an Edinburgh Napier staff member or student, you are entitled to download some software to install on your home computer, for work or educational purpos... Read More
How do I download the free anti-virus software?
Viewed 9140 times since Thu, May 5, 2016
How do I download the free anti-virus software? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Edinburgh Napier's staff and students have access to free anti-virus and anti-spyware software. Students - download the software from the Vi... Read More
What is spyware?
Viewed 8964 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
What is spyware? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Spyware (also referred to as Adware) is a program that secretly monitors your actions as you surf the internet. It's often used by companies wishing to gather information ... Read More
What do I do if I receive unwanted email messages?
Viewed 6821 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
What do I do if I receive unwanted email messages? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students The University's automated email protection system will protect you from most unsolicited emails but unfortunately spammers are continuou... Read More
How do I know if my computer has a virus?
Viewed 6735 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
How do I know if my computer has a virus? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Your computer may have a virus if any of the following occur: Poor performance. Applications crashing unexpectedly. Unusual pop-up windows appearing. W... Read More
What is Automated email protection?
Viewed 6704 times since Mon, Apr 11, 2016
What is automated email protection? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students All incoming email messages are scanned for viruses and junk mail using an automated email protection system, messages exchanged within the University are no... Read More
What is a virus?
Viewed 6642 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
What is a virus? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students A virus is a program designed to access your computer without your knowledge or permission. Most attach themselves to other files in order to duplicate.   They can then spread ... Read More
What is a virus hoax?
Viewed 6633 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
What is a virus hoax? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Often virus warnings sent via email are hoaxes. If you receive a hoax virus email, delete the email and do not forward it to anyone else. Go to the McAfee website to view ... Read More
What can I do to protect myself from viruses?
Viewed 4492 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
What can I do to protect myself from viruses? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Firstly ensure you've downloaded the free anti-virus software! To download the software: Staff go to the Virus Protection intranet page Stude... Read More